Sep 15 – 20, 2019
Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh timezone

Travel Information

Quy Nhon is a coastal town in Binh Dinh province in central Vietnam that can be reached by plane from Hanoi and from Ho Chi Minh City. Arriving from abroad, the second alternative is recommended because of the fare and the duration of the journey (one hour vs. 1.5 hours). If you want to travel around in Vietnam, it can be a good idea to transit e.g. via Ho Chi Minh City when coming to Quy Nhon and via Hanoi for the return leg, depending on your travel plan. The airport is named Phu Cat and is about 35km north-west of Quy Nhon. There are 4 companies flying to Quy Nhon: Vietnam airlines, VietJet Air, Jetstar Pacific, and Bamboo airways. You can buy tickets directly from their sites.

Quy Nhon can be reached also by train. The station is named Dieu Tri and is about 13 km from the city center. More information about train can be found here. From Dieu Tri station to the city by taxi, it costs about 150,000 VND.

The bus is the cheapest means of transport to get to Quy Nhon. Participants from nearby provinces are recommended to travel by bus.

There are buses connecting the Airport to the city center. It costs 50 000 VND (about 2 USD) one way. Then, from the last stop, you take a taxi to your hotel. The taxi cost to Seagull Hotel about 20 000 - 30 000 VND. A taxi trip from Quy Nhon's airport to the Seagull Hotel costs about 400 000 - 500 000 VND (18 - 22 USD).

Exchange currency service is available at Seagull hotel reception or local bank branches. They accept USD and EUR. ATM machines can be found near Seagull hotel, at supermarkets, or many other places in the city.

Vietnam currency:
Bank notes: 1 000 VND, 2 000 VND, 5 000 VND, 10 000 VND, 20 000VND, 50 000 VND, 100 000 VND, 200 000 VND, and 500 000 VND.
Exchange rate: 1 USD ~ 23 000 VND (2/8/2018).


All participants do require a visa to visit Vietnam, except for a few exemptions listed at this official website for a short period of stay.

If you need a visa, you should apply for a tourist visa at this official website to get the E-visa. The time of processing is only 3 to 4 working days to get it. You just print out the approved E-visa and present it directly to the officer at the immigration desk.  

If E-visa is not possible and you need an invitation letter to apply for a regular visa, please let us know.

If you plan to stay in Vietnam longer than a month, please either go to your nearest Vietnamese consulate or through the Internet following the instructions here

For further travel information, this page here can be interesting.